#96: What Healthy Boundaries Look Like (And Why You Should Set Them)


Welcome to episode 96 of the Love Shack. Today we're going to be diving deep into exploring boundaries, specifically emotional boundaries.


Emotional boundaries are essential in any healthy relationship. They help us protect our emotions and maintain our sense of self. Without them, we can easily become overwhelmed and lose ourselves in our relationships.


There are a few key things to keep in mind when it comes to emotional boundaries:


1. Emotional boundaries help us protect our emotions.


2. They help us maintain our sense of self in relation to others.


3. They are essential in any healthy relationship.


If you're struggling to set boundaries or find that your partner keeps crossing them, don't hesitate to seek professional help. You can schedule a clarity call and we'll help you figure out your next best steps, together.

Boundaries Quiz:

Do you struggle with boundaries?


Take this quiz to discover your answer and also learn why you struggle with them.


Here are a few questions to ask yourself to check in with how you’re doing with creating and maintaining healthy boundaries in your relationships.


1. Do you have trouble speaking up when someone disappoints or offends you in some way?

2. Do you have trouble saying NO to the requests of others?

3. Do you struggle with asking others for what you want and need to be happy?

4. Do you find yourself filled with fear when an upset occurs?

5. Do you feel like you walk on eggshells in your relationships, being careful to not upset anyone?

6. Do you feel like you give, and give, and give, and your efforts go unappreciated?

7. Do you struggle with being truthful?

8. Do you freely express your thoughts and feelings to people you’re close to?

9. Do you often feel responsible for another person’s feelings?

10. Do other people’s feelings cause you to NOT take action on things you KNOW you need to do to honor and love yourself?

11. Do you have a challenge with being ok to agree to disagree with someone you care about?


If you said “YES” to even one of the questions above, you struggle with creating and maintaining healthy emotional boundaries.


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